Heart-breaking image from the burning house in Kolofoʻou

    A picture shows a heartbroken woman watching as a house in Kolofoʻou burnt down on Saturday 12.

    Fire officials are still looking into the cause of the “structural fire” after they were alerted at 10.09am, a Fire Emergency service spokesperson told Kaniva News.

    Officials believed the fire which destroyed about 90 percent of the “dwelling house” started in a room on the first floor.

    The cost of damages to the structure and the content is around TP$75,064.20.

    The firefighters were able to stop the flame spreading to next doors saving about TP$155,915.90 of properties, the spokesperson said.

    No one was injured in the blaze.

    Fire investigators were investigating the incident.

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